Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram

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Dr Ravi Maruthachalam

Assistant Professor Grade I

Email : cmF2aUBpaXNlcnR2bS5hYy5pbg== , Phone :  +91 (0)471 2778175

Research Publications

Research Publications  (in chronological order starting from recent publications)

Wijnker, E., van Dun, K., de Snoo C.B., Lelivelt, C.L.C., Keurentjes, J.B., Naharudin, N.S., Ravi, M., Chan, S.W.L., de Jong, H and Dirks, R. (2012). Reverse breeding in Arabidopsis generates homozygous parental lines from a heterozygous plant. Nat. Genet. 2012 Mar 11;44(4):467-70.

Seymour, D.K., Filiault, D.L., Henry, I.M., Monson-Miller, J., Ravi, M., Pang, A., Comai, L., Chan, S.W.L and Maloof, J.N (2012).  Rapid creation of Arabidopsis doubled haploid lines for quantitative trait locus mapping. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 2012 Mar 13;109(11):4227-32. Epub 2012 Feb 27.

Marimuthu, M.P.A., * Jolivet, S., * Ravi, M., * Pereira, L., Davda, J.N., Cromer, L., Wang, L., NoguÈ, F., Chan, S.W.L., Siddiqi, I. and Mercier, R.  (2011). Synthetic clonal reproduction through seeds.  Science  331: 876  *equal contribution

Ravi, M.,  Shibata, F., Ramahi, J.S., Nagaki, K., Chen, C., Murata, M. and Chan,   S.W. (2011) Meiosis-specific loading of the centromere specific histone CENH3 in   Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS Genet 7(6): e1002121. doi:10.1371 /journal.pgen.100212

Ravi, M., Kwong P.N., Menorca R.M., Valencia J.T., Ramahi J.S., Stewart J.L., Tran R.K., Sundaresan V., Comai L., Chan S.W. (2010). The rapidly evolving centromere-specific histone has stringent functional requirements in Arabidopsis thaliana. Genetics. 186(2): 461-471.

Ravi, M.  and  Chan, S. W. L. (2010).  Haploid plants produced through centromere mediated genome elimination. Nature  464: 615-618

Siddiqi, I., Marimuthu M. P. A. and Ravi, M. (2009). Molecular approaches for the fixation of plant hybrid vigor. Biotechnol. J. 4: 342-347.

Sebastian, J., Ravi, M., Andreuzza, S., Panoli, A., Mohan, M. P. A. and Siddiqi, I. (2009). The Plant Adherin AtSCC2 is required for embryogenesis and sister chromatid cohesion during meiosis in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 59: 1-13.

Ravi, M.,  Marimuthu, M .P. A. and Siddiqi, I. (2008). Gamete formation without meiosis in Arabidopsis. Nature 451: 1121-1124.

Panoli, A. P., Ravi, M., Sebastian, J., Nishal, B., Reddy, T. V., Marimuthu, M. P. A., Vijayabhaskar, V.,  Subbiah, V and Siddiqi, I. (2006). AtMND1 is required for homologous pairing during meiosis in Arabidopsis. BMC Mol. Bio. 7:24.

Ravi, M., Geethanjali, S., Sameeyafarheen, F. and Maheswaran, M. (2003). Molecular marker based genetic diversity analysis in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) using RAPD and SSR markers. Euphytica 133: 243-252.